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Old 07-04-2002, 03:59 AM
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Where find PCV valve?

I'm noticing oil around the (renewed) oilfiller cap, and I suspect that the crank case ventilation system is not right.
Where can I find the PCV valve/filter on the engine to check out?

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Old 07-05-2002, 01:58 PM
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Most newer MB engines use an vacuum orfice instead of an actual valve. The orfice is part of the intake manifold & has a rubber hose that hooks to the air filter.
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Old 07-06-2002, 09:43 AM
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Thanks MBDOC,
Real sophisticated solution...
Where can I find this orifice on the rocker cover?
Have to remove the airfilter housing I guess to reach the other end of the hose?

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Old 07-15-2002, 06:14 AM
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Found and checked the PCV hose which turned out okay.
Purchased a new filler cap, an original MB one this time. Valve cover stays clean, so far

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